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I was just talking about Seth Godin talking about Google earlier this week, and their efforts to show you something in the search results, without letting you leave, so that you’re right there, ready to search for the next thing. And here we have proof that it’s working. The update includes data from the second quarter of 2019, in which 49.76% of Google searches ended without a click. In June, that figure surpassed 50%, meaning…
I was listening to Seth Godin’s latest Akimbo podcast, where he talks about Google, and how Google started out once with a very simple mission. Index all the information on the web and build a search engine that connects people and the information they are searching for. But, once they starting selling advertising they couldn’t continue to grow while also leaving that mission intact. For example, Seth talks about Google Reader. Once upon a…
This is damning, but I can’t say that I’m surprised that someone would feel this way, are you? “It’s difficult to convey the stress to attorneys of what we do. To try and convey how many balls we are juggling sounds defensive and lame, so we suck it up and consequently [have] stress,” said one respondent. “I think mental health is an issue like many others in law firms: if there’s any attention paid to…
When Tom O’Connor reaches out and suggests that you might be interested in a resource he helped create, naturally, you check it out. And what a find it is, indeed. I’ll let the description from Digital WarRoom speak for itself: Introducing the eDiscovery Checklist Manifesto, your complete reference for everything a legal professional should consider as they conduct litigation and eDiscovery. This guide was written by Tom O’Connor – an renowned industry expert with Gulf
I’ve been thinking this way for awhile now, glad to see the legal industry starting to take a good look at it: Our teams have led extensive data breach response work, and time and again have encountered vastness of old and unnecessary data, including files with highly detailed personally identifiable information (PII), that continues to live on corporate email stores and computers. In many cases, legal teams are simply unaware that this data exists, and…
Recently, the Baton Rouge traffic and safety folks decided to test the traffic in our neighborhood, because they had been getting a lot of complaints about people entering the neighborhood. It was fairly obvious when their monitoring began, because there were black monitoring strips across the road. As you might have guessed, after a few months of this, the monitoring showed that there really weren’t a lot of people speeding through the neighborhood. Is that…
And this, in a nutshell, is why I don’t work in a law firm any longer, if I’m being honest: But when you hire someone, you inherently are trusting them. And then literally that trust is blown up in five seconds by “You must follow these processes” and “Sit in this chair in this specific location.” Like, hey buddy, I thought you trusted me? So if I’m on top of a mountain in Idaho and…